Articles tagged Franz Boshoff

Page 108 of August 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, August 1981

Rally Review

Although within itself the sport of rallying knows no political boundaries, it has been difficult in the past for drivers from certain countries to take part in events organised in other countries, not because they were barred from actually competing but because diplomatic relations - or the lack of them - have prevented the issue of entry visas or at least made the process difficult and...

Page 35 of April 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, April 1984

Rally Review

Close Finish in Portugal It is usually the case that smooth rallies produce narrow penalty differences, whilst rough ones result in much wider margins. Alpine rallies used to be characterised by very close finishes indeed, whilst nowadays even forest rallies can keep their suspense until the end. On the other hand, the Safari, for instance, is timed in minutes, not seconds, and the time span...

Page 29 of February 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, February 1992

Total recall

During the '70s, the most prominent international rally in South Africa was the Total Rally, inaugurated in 1957, organised by the Pretoria Motor Club and eventually included in the list of qualifiers for the FIA Cup for Drivers, the trophy which was awarded before the World Rally Championship for Drivers was established. Among its international line-up have been crews from Ford, Peugeot,...

Page 31 of August 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, August 1977

Rally Review - Total Rally of South Africa

It is a common belief that the world's best rallies are those which are qualifying rounds of the World Championship for Makes. This is largely true, but there are exceptions. Indeed, there are several rallies here and there around the globe which are every bit as competitive and worthwhile as those which are championship qualifiers, but are not chosen for that series because it has no more than a...

Page 84 of October 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 84, October 1973

Total Rally Review

Chevrolet Firenza 5-litre V8s shine but Fall wins for Datsun Of all the world's international rallies there are but few outside the World Rally Championship which can really claim to be given a great deal of attention other than in their own countries. the Arctic Rally is an obvious one (it has already been suggested by many as an ideal qualifier for the World Championship) and the British home...

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